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Health Management Information Systems: A Handbook for Decision Makers / Edition 1

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Overview

This comprehensive text is aimed at both practitioners and students; it relates systems and management theories to applications found in health settings and compares the best of international practice. It sets out the basic principles of health management information systems and illustrates them with examples and case studies from a wide range of health care applications and from a number of different countries, including the USA, the UK, Germany and Australia.. "Ideal for practitioners, health care managers and for undergraduate and postgraduate students in public health and clinical specializations, Health Management Information Systems shows how information can and should be best used as a management resource.

Disc. strategic planning, MIS systems designed for financial info, primary care, acute care, communication technologies.

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A comparative review and explanation of the use of information systems in health care settings in the US, the UK, Germany, Australia, and elsewhere. Management consultant Smith organizes his topic into the three main areas of management support, primary healthcare, and secondary health care. Applying management theory to the material, he illustrates systems theory with case studies drawn from various settings. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780335205653
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 12/28/1999
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 366
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.76 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Case Studies
Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 An Overview of Health Information Management Systems 7
2 The Strategic Planning of Health Information Systems 48
3 Corporate Information Systems in Health Care Organizations 89
4 Primary Health Care 127
5 Acute Care Health Management Information Systems 167
6 Data Communications in Health Care 211
7 Data Protection and the Health Consumer 251
8 Intelligent Applications of Health Information Systems 292
Bibliography 330
Subject Index 341
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